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Lycoming County 63 new COVID-19 cases

Northumberland County sees 40 new cases, Clinton 3, Tioga 5, Sullivan 3

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today, January 20, there were 5,664 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 788,834.

The state is reporting 260 new deaths today, bringing the state total to 20,128.

Lycoming County has had 7,596 COVID-19 cases (6,669 confirmed, 927 probable) 63 new today. Sullivan 229 (190 confirmed, 39 probable) 3 new today, Tioga 2,175 (1,982 confirmed, 193 probable) 5 new today and Clinton 2,395 (2,183 confirmed, 212 probable) 3 new today, Northumberland 6,319 (5,726 confirmed, 593 probable) 40 new today.

Lycoming has 48 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 4 in the ICU, 2 on ventilators and 6 available ICU beds. Tioga County has 4 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 2 in the ICU, 0 on a ventilators and 1 available ICU beds. Clinton County has 7 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, Northumberland has 9 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, 1 in the ICU, none on ventilators and 3 available ICU beds.

Pennsylvania’s seven-day average of deaths reported hit its highest point in the pandemic earlier this month, according to the COVID Tracking Project.

However, the numbers of new infections reported and coronavirus patients in hospitals and intensive care units have continued to drop throughout January, according to state figures.

The number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 has dropped below 4,900, while the number of patients in the intensive care unit with Covid-19 has dropped below 900.

Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older, according to the department.

The state department of health Vaccine dashboard is available at this link https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Cases.aspx

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